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Conquest of a continent

October 6th 2006
Cape Byron At 15.34 at Cape Byron a fly blinks and gets blown away by a ferocious Pacific breeze. A second later a shutter shuts to capture a historic moment. We are standing at the eastern-most point of the Australian mainland smiling the smile of a tired koala that has successfully climbed a gum tree. While other people put on koala-faces we relax and savour the moment before it gets blown away ... read more
Oceania » Australia

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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